Deputy Director, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Dr. Klaus Ceynowa is the Deputy Director General of the Bavarian State Library at Munich, Germany. His main fields of work are strategic and financial planning, human resources management, and controlling and marketing for libraries in the digital age.
He was responsible for negotiating the contract between the Bavarian State Library and Google about the digitization of the complete copyright-free collections of the Library from the 17th to the 19th century, which is more than 1 Million books.
He is deeply engaged in all innovative projects of the Bavarian State Library, e.g. 3D-Internet applications, ScanRobotics, technologies for long term digital preservation, Linked Open Data, gesture-based computing, and Mobile Applications as well as Augmented Reality tools and Location-Based-Services for libraries.